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Furness Abbey

Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
+44 1229 823420
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One of the most serene places in the world... Right on my doorstep.

I absolutely adore the Abbey. Been many times and is always a fantastic experience. Recommend to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
john_bucks481
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Informative, peaceful, beautiful

That was a lovely first visit to the abbey. The lady on the desk was really helpful, explaining... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JM0483
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United Kingdom
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Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I absolutely adore the Abbey. Been many times and is always a fantastic experience. Recommend to anyone and if you're a local and you bring your council tax bill, it's free! What could be better?

Thank john_bucks481
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

That was a lovely first visit to the abbey. The lady on the desk was really helpful, explaining what was where both inside with the museum displays and outside in the grounds. We bought a guide book, which was great value at £3 and had...More

Thank JM0483
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is awesome but it looks shabby council as all ways do nothing heritage when I was growing up say 30 years ago was a unique beautiful part of history now the council have done more damage than Henry vii

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Abbey ruins and a very enjoyable experience. Reasonably priced at £6 each. A guide book is a must at £3 as there is very little signage around the ruins. The site was larger than I thought it was...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

How many of us have turned off the M6 at Kendal and not got much further west than Windermere or Coniston? I count myself as one of those, until today when I 'found' Furness Abbey. What a place! It's huge and has so much history,...More

Thank oakwoodblue64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We normally don't find this sort of attraction something we would look at, as these type of ruins are normally rundown, miserable and frankly not worth the money. So as we stayed in Barrow the previous night we decided to pop in and see what...More

Thank BlackpoolStevieb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent historical look a round the old ruins but expensive entry fee for family. A good enjoyable day out

Thank bill1563
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Struggled to find the Abbey due to lack of signposts, didn't set the satnav up at first as we thought it would be well signed but it wasn't. Soon found it once we put it in the satnav. Chatted to the lady in the visitor...More

Thank DAVID I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a little trip to Furness Abbey in beautiful Cumbria,and standing in the Centre of those ruins,some how you could imagine how powerful & peaceful this place was!

Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely quiet place to wander around and admire the history and craftsmanship, lots of interesting features.

Thank vanessa k
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